OWNERS WANTS THIS BOAT SOLD....HUGE PRICE REDUCTION OF $10,000...BRING US YOUR OFFERS...
THE OWNERS ARE READY TO MOVE ON TO A TRAWLER!!!
Naval Architect Chuck Paine has incorporated into this sturdy sloop designed, center cockpit yacht, both seaworthiness and ample interior space that offers steady and comfortable cruising and built to the very highest standards by Cape Dory Yachts.
“Forewinds” was designed as a fast-sailing, well-built yacht providing maximum interior accommodations for her length. She was built as a long distance, liveaboard cruiser and is equipped with modern conveniences for easy sailing.
“Forewinds” is highly recommended by this listing agent, a 15 year liveaboard, offshore sailor, as a serious liveaboard cruiser, for the sailor who wishes to find an exceptionally high quality yacht at an extremely attractive price.
Cape Dory Yachts has built this yacht with hand laid-up fiberglass hull with 1/2" Arex core, moulded fiberglass deck with 1/2 "Kledgecell-core, teak exterior trim on caprails, coamings, hatch trim etc., and a large self-bailing cockpit with teak grate & 32” pedestal wheel steering.
She sports a long mofified fin keel with skeg-mounted rudder, 12 opening ports and 7500 pounds of external lead ballast.
Below the water line, the hull shows a fine entry with a long cutaway forefoot followed by an efficient modified long fin keel and a skeg hung rudder. This design 43 from other traditional yachts and offers ease of handling and lively performance.
“FOREWINDS” is a perfect example of a classic offshore design and is one of the warmest, roomiest, most comfortable interiors available in a 40’, 3-cabin layout, ocean going yacht…. “FOREWINDS” is a modern classic.
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“The hull has been made as big in every dimension as is consistent with sparkling performance and excellent through-the-water speed. Her long waterline, generous beam and moderately high freeboard, are beneficial to voluminous live-aboard accommodations. The stability of this boat is absolutely awesome. A narrow entrance with sweetly vee-ed sections combine with a tall, generous sail plan and beautifully flair hull line, to make this design a powered windward sailor.
Seasoned cruisers and experienced live-aboards will recognize that there are no compromises in the Intrepid 40’s hull design, which make her any less then a powerful, steady, rugged sailing vessel with the potential for very fast passages to windward or off the wind. Her bright spacious and well-ventilated interior will appeal equally well, to those who wish to live aboard and cruise the world’s oceans. Both the ship’s engineer and homemaker will appreciate the many thoughtful details which make their individual tasks more pleasant.” C.W. Paine, N.A.
My wife and I started our full time sailing adventure leaving New Jersey on S/V Forewinds after selling our house and disposing of all our "stuff". We sailed the Bahamas for four years acquiring and fine tuning our cruising skills before venturing down the “Thorny Path" under the guidance of Bruce Van Sant's "Gentleman's Guide to Passages South".
We visited most all the Leeward and Windward Islands, ending up in Trinidad. There we had major wood work done and a hard dodger installed on Forewinds while enjoying Carnival. Sailing West we slowly visited Venezuela and its offshore islands, the ABC's, and then spent a holiday season in Cartagena. From there to the Sanblas Islands, Panama, and Honduras before returning to the US via Guatemala, Belize and Mexico, taking 5 years to make the circuit.
After this first trip, we visited the Caribbean three more times again following the Thorny Path going to islands we enjoyed the first time and spending more time seeing things we had missed before. For the last three years, we have been sailing the southern Bahamas in the winter and returning to Florida. At our stage AND 28 YEARS OF LOVING AND CARING FOR THIS BEAUTIFUL YACHT, it is time to transition to a Trawler and continue cruising, but we will both miss the sailing.
The Intrepid 40’ successfully blends the live-aboard spaciousness of a tri-cabin, center-cockpit layout with the speed and performance of a modern hull design. “Fore Winds” is a serious ocean cruiser, designed to be quick and responsive. Her underbody features external lead ballast, a long finkeel and skeg mounted rudder. The low profile deck is graceful and sleek. Teak trim, grab rails and coamings accent her beauty. The cockpit is big, with generous space for socializing and her uncluttered topsides and solid bulwarks surrounding the deck, are immediately appreciated by anyone who has ever had to go forward in a heavy sea or high wind.
Light and ventilation for the cabins are provided by twelve bronze opening ports and seven hatches. An electric anchor windlass, bowsprit for 2 anchors, double bow and stern pulpits, lifelines and gates complete the well-conceived deck layout. All bronze fittings and hardware are custom designed for the Intrepid 40.
Every Intrepid 40 is built to take the worst that wind and water can deliver. The hand laid up fiberglass is extra strong.Her hull has ½” Airex foam core for added strength plus thermal insulation and noise dampening. Hull and deck are bolted together and secured with locknuts. Thru-hulls and seacocks are all bronze, thru bolted and equipped with shut-of handles and double hose clamps. The list of extra-effort engineering goes on and on. The quality of every boat is carefully controlled and monitored at every phase of construction. The commitment to excellence is apparent throughout.
It is uncommon when one can find a center cockpit yacht of 40 feet that is also a true bluewater passagemaker and yet provides for dockside comfort and life aboard. Typically found in today’s yacts, are lots of space, volume and sleeping berths. You can even find some 40 footers with three double cabins and two heads, but what they most often lack, is suitable storage and an interior that provides for safe passages underway. Most often with modern production yachts, cost controls will win out over structural matters and proper accommodations. Chuck Payne’s design of the Intrepid 40 on the other hand, is that, by any standard, a serious bluewater passagemaker that also provides for a comfortable life aboard when not underway.
Built in Maine using traditional time proven standards and workmanship as a semi custom yacht, the Intrepid 40 is what one expects a proper yacht should be. Headroom is 6’4” or better except in the fore and fat passageway to the owners cabin. Storage capacity can only be noted as “incredible”. The beautiful teak joinery throughout represents a classic New England style, with white bulkheads and varnished teak trim. The cabin sole is teak and holly. The interior is finished with a satin varnish with high gloss accents on the trim. All lockers and doors have proper and attractive vents incorporated for circulation of air, something that any live-aboard cruiser will appreciate. Also, there are a total of 12 opening ports and 5 overhead hatches. So regardless of the exterior environment, the interior of this yacht maximizes comfort.
“FORE WINDS” sleeps up to 7 people in accommodations with the forward cabin, main salon and owners large and private aft cabin.
Like the rest of the interior, the forward cabin design provides for a Vee double, and with uncommon and extensive use of furniture quality cabinets and lockers. There are 6 separate drop door lockers above and under deck, and a low boy and two other cabinet lockers aft of the Vee berth. Moving ft to port is the en suite head and shower outboard and below with a plenty of lockers. In the passageway aft and across from the head, you will find generous well ventilated hanging locker and low boy cabinet to starboard.
In the main salon the use of traditional teak trimmed, white New England style bulkheads, makes for a bright and cheerful living space. The varnished teak drop leaf table can seat 6 adults. It provides for both functional use having inside storage and adds to the safe movement inside the main cabin while underway. The main salon features very traditionally functional fore and aft settee berths and can be used for secure sea berths while underway in difficult conditions. The port settee converts to a double. Above and outboard of the settees are beautiful vented lockers with a book shelf between. On the starboard side is the flat screen TV.
At the bottom of the cockpit companionway and to port is located the kind of U shaped galley one expects with an offshore passage maker. This location makes it possible for food and refreshments to be safely passed up to the cockpit in almost any sea condition. The gimbaled stove is fitted with a safety strap and a counter cover that stores bind when not in use. Twin stainless steel sinks have lots of storage below and there are 4 drawers for utensils and misc. items like spices. Outboard and above the stove are generous storage provisions for dishware and even a microwave oven. The top loading refer/freezer provides enough space for extended cruising. Large top loading dry storage lockers are outboard of the sink and refer. An important feature is the overhead hatch and opening ports for excellent ventilation while preparing a meal underway or at anchor.
Across from the galley and to starboard is a forward facing nav station with room under deck for the necessary ships electronic an navigational needs. The nav table has plenty of storage under the lid and within two drawers below. The companionway aft is accessed behind the nav seat bulkhead, and the location of a fuel tank that has a work bench on top. There is also storage above and outboard to starboard. As one would expect with a center cockpit layout, the large engine room and equipment space under the cockpit deck is accessed from double doors in the passageway aft to the owners cabin.
Moving aft to the owners cabin, is another great feature of center cockpit yachts and any owner will not be disappointed with the clever use of space to maximize storage, comfort and privacy. Extensive and commodious lockers surround the cabin on very outside wall. A special feature is the private, separate companionway to the cockpit. Not only does this enhance ventilation, it provides for a safe and private access to the aft section and owners cabin. The owners cabin also has a separate en suite head and shower with even more storage.
If you are looking for a properly designed, safe bluewater passage making, center cockpit yacht, then, “Forewinds” is an affordable yacht that will be worth your further consideration. Yachts of this size and class are few and far between.
STANDARD HRIZON VHF 2014
STANDARD HORIZON SPEED AND LOG
STANDARD HORIZON DEPTH SOUNDER
STANDARD HORIZON WIND SPEED AND DIRECTION
RAYMARINE 7000 AUTOPILOT 2014
FURNO 1720 RADAR 2000
FURNO GPS WAAS 2014
TOP OF THE TANK FUEL GAUGE
SSB COUTERPOISE COPPER AND DYNA PLANE
INSULATED BACK STAY
4 INDOOR SPEAKERS
KRACO AM FM STEREO
SHARP 20" FLAT SCREEN TV.
HOUSE BATTERIES, AGM, 2 4D’SM 1 8D TOTLA 550 PM HOURS
STARTING BATTERY G 32 AGM
HEART W LINK CONTROLER SYSTEM
HEART 2000 CHARGER AND INVERTER
RED NIGHT LIGHTS
AIR MARINE WIND GENERATOR
4 75 WATT SOLAR PANELS MOUNTED OVER AFT
BALMAR 90 AMP W/ ALPHA REGULATOR
6 120 VAC GROUNDED OUTLETS
7 READING LIGHTS
COURSTEY LIGHTS AT SOLE
ENIGNE ROOM LIGHT
OVERHEAD LIGHTS IN HEADS AND EACH CABIN AREA
50 FOOT 30AMP SHORE POWER CORD W/ADAPTERS.
FRP DECKS, WHITE WITH LIGHT GREY NONSKID
OFFSHORE SAFE COMPLEETE DECK BULWARK
SALT WATER DECK WASH DOWN, MID SHIP
IDEAL ACW, VERTICAL WINDLESS W FOOT SWITCH
45 #CQR PLOW, 80 FT 3/8 CHAIN AND 200 5/8 RODE
22HT DAFORTH ANCHOR, 30 FT 5/16 CHAIN AND 200 FT RODE
FRP SOLID DODGER
DOUBLE LIFELINES AND GATES AT MIDSHIPS
COAST GUARD SAFETY PACKAGE, FLARES, WHISTLES, 6 LIFE JACKETS,HORN, BELL
3 FIRE EXTINGUISHERS,
GIVENS OFFSHORE LIFE RAFT DECK MOUNTED IN CASE...NOT IN CERTIFICATION
TEAK OUTBOARD MOTOR BRACKET
7 BOMAR ALLOY HATCHES W/SCREENS
12 OPENING BRONZE PORTS W/SCREENS
ONE DORADE VENT WITH TEAK BOX AND SS GUARD RAIL
2 10# ALUMINUM PROPANE TANKS WITH SOLENOID SAFETY SHUT OFF
KATO DINGY DAVITS.
In keeping with the quest for optimum performance, Chuck Paine designed the Intrepid 40 with a tall, powerful sloop rig. With her large self-tailing primary and mainsheet winches, plus an optional head seafurl, even the short-handed crew will find her easy to sail. Spars are anodized aluminum with the main mast stepped on the keel. Rigging is rugged 3/8” wire with Norseman fittings.
PROFURL HEAD STAY ROLLAR FURLING SYSTEM
ALL STANDING RIGGING IS 3/8” INNERFORE STAY
CHAINPLATES INSPECTED, PORT AND STARBAORD UNITS REPLACED 2012
BACK STAY CHAIN PLATE REPLACED 2012
MACK MAINSAIL WITH STACK PACK 2014
STAYSAIL, GOOD CONDITION
2 #55 LEWMAR ST BRONZE PRIMARIES
1 #42 LEWMAR ST
3 MAST MOUNTED HALYARD WINCHES #6,#8,#30
2 # 23’S ST BARLOW SECONDARIES
2 WINCH HANDLES
ROPE MULTI PART VANG
DECK MOUNTED SPINNAKER POLE.
PERKINS 4108 HOURS 1500 HOURS SINCE COMPLETE UPPER OVERHAUL
HURTH TRANSMISSION 2014
EMERGENCY STOP FOR ENGINE
6.5 KNOTS CRUSING UNDER POWER
90 GALLON FUEL
COCKPIT MOUNTED MANUAL BILGE PUMP
CABLE AND CHAIN STEERING
15 GAL HOLDING TANK WITH Y VALVE AND MACERATOR PUMP OUT
90 GAL FIBERGLASS FUEL TANK
180 GAL IN 3 SS WATER TANKS
HATCH MOUNTED AIR CONDITIONING
PUR 40 WATERMAKER 1.5 GPH
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